Sue Johns was born in Penzance and now lives in South London. She began writing and performing as a ‘punk poet’ and is veteran of the London circuit. She has performed at festivals and cabarets around the country as a solo performer and with Dodo Modern Poets, and also writes and performs theatrical monologues. Her poems have been published in numerous magazines and anthologies, most recently Time for Song, a collection of Cornish poetry (Morgan’s Eye Press, 2009). Past collections include: Hearfelt (1989); Safe as Houses (1992); Black Dress (1995); Tantrum (1998) and A Certain Age (2003). Her latest collections are Hush, Morgan’s Eye Press, 2011, and Rented, Palewell Press, 2018.